Articles about Haryana

Situated in North India, Haryana was carved out of East Punjab on a linguistic basis in 1966. Chandigarh is the capital of this state along with Faridabad being the most populous city, and Gurgaon being the financial hub of Haryana. Haryana is one of the most economically developed states in the country with the third highest per capita income in India.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

22 May 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

20 May 2020

Yogi Adityanath
Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

On Wednesday morning, locals of Salahpur Kheda, a rural area, threw stones at cops after they were denied permission to cross the Delhi-Gurugram border.

Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home

20 May 2020

West Bengal
Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home

Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

18 May 2020

Chhattisgarh
#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

16 May 2020

Chhattisgarh
Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

15 May 2020

Odisha
Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

12 May 2020

Chhattisgarh
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Coronavirus: 2,099 dead in India; Maharashtra tally crosses 20,000

10 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: 2,099 dead in India; Maharashtra tally crosses 20,000

India reported over 62,000 cases of COVID-19 till Saturday while the death toll rose to 2,099, data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics showed.

Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

09 May 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

Till Friday, India reported nearly 60,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,984, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

08 May 2020

Instagram
Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

After a Gurugram teenager recently killed himself, his family has blamed the suicide on a girl who accused him of sexual assault on social media.

Delhi: Turned away by two hospitals, constable dies of coronavirus

07 May 2020

Amit Kumar
Delhi: Turned away by two hospitals, constable dies of coronavirus

Coronavirus claimed its first casualty in Delhi Police on Tuesday when 31-year-old constable Amit Kumar, who was asymptomatic till a day ago, passed away.

Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

07 May 2020

Mumbai
Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

The total number of coronavirus infections in India has surged past 50,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Chhattisgarh
Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

Odisha
List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

Coronavirus: 1,152 dead in India; Maharashtra's tally crosses 10,000-mark

01 May 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: 1,152 dead in India; Maharashtra's tally crosses 10,000-mark

On Thursday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,152 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 34,000.

Coronavirus: US study on remdesivir inconclusive, says Health Ministry

30 Apr 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: US study on remdesivir inconclusive, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said that a study conducted on an antiviral drug in the United States for COVID-19 treatment is inconclusive.

After MHA order, Rajasthan government starts sending migrant workers home
After MHA order, Rajasthan government starts sending migrant workers home

A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs allowed the movement of migrant workers, the Rajasthan government started sending them to their home states.

#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

28 Apr 2020

Delhi Police
#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

Leaving a 1.5 years old baby, Ansh, at home, Mausam Yadav, 26, dons the khaki uniform daily. She puts the mask, wears gloves, and remains stationed at Ahimsa Sthal for several hours.

Ambala: Residents protest COVID-19 suspect's cremation, pelt stones at cops

28 Apr 2020

India
Ambala: Residents protest COVID-19 suspect's cremation, pelt stones at cops

In Ambala, Haryana, violence broke out between residents of a village and police after the former objected to the cremation of an elderly woman, thinking that she passed away due to coronavirus.

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

27 Apr 2020

Odisha
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.

Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

24 Apr 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

It has been almost a month since India was placed under a nationwide lockdown. At a press briefing on Thursday, the government said that the coronavirus outbreak has been growing at a linear rate of 4.5% and the curve has been "flattened."

India procuring Korean rapid-test kits amid questions over Chinese ones

22 Apr 2020

South Korea
India procuring Korean rapid-test kits amid questions over Chinese ones

Amid questions over the accuracy of rapid test kits imported from China, India is gearing up to procure new ones from South Korea.

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

20 Apr 2020

Odisha
India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry

17 Apr 2020

Odisha
India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India plans to manufacture 10 lakh testing kits a month for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staring May.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

Chhattisgarh
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

10 Apr 2020

Manohar Lal Khattar
Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

As healthcare workers around the world are leading the fight against coronavirus from the front, they are exposed to its threat more than anyone else.

New coronavirus testing target: 2.5 lakh by April 14

10 Apr 2020

India
New coronavirus testing target: 2.5 lakh by April 14

Unless India starts testing enough, no one can really decipher the damage coronavirus has caused. For a nation of over one billion, only 1,44,910 samples were tested until 9 pm on Thursday, April 9.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

10 Apr 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.

Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

09 Apr 2020

Twitter
Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

TV actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played the role of Sugriva and Bali, in Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, has passed away.

Coronavirus: India's death-toll nears 200 as Centre mulls extending lockdown

09 Apr 2020

Odisha
Coronavirus: India's death-toll nears 200 as Centre mulls extending lockdown

In Maharashtra, the worst-hit state in the coronavirus outbreak in India, the number of infections surged past 1,000 on Wednesday, with close to 700 cases located in the state capital of Mumbai alone.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

Telangana
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat

06 Apr 2020

Twitter
Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat

Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.

Viral message about phased lockdown extension by WHO is fake

06 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Viral message about phased lockdown extension by WHO is fake

Misinformation about a phased extension of the lockdown in India has been doing the rounds on social media.

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

05 Apr 2020

Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.

Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday

04 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi
Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday

Ahead of the lights-out event on Sunday, the government has issued an advisory against the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers while lighting lamps and candles.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

02 Apr 2020

Telangana
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

Even as India remains on lockdown, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 2,000 on Thursday.

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

31 Mar 2020

Twitter
Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

A spike in India's coronavirus cases has been linked to an event held in Nizamuddin, Delhi, earlier this month, and authorities are scrambling to trace possible suspects.